The Bayelsa State government on Friday ordered all schools in the state to reopen for the 2021/2022 academic session on October 25.
The state’s Commissioner for Education, Gentle Emelah, gave the directive in a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary in the ministry, Christopher Ewhrudjakpo.
He said the decision was taken after the critical review of the flood situation in the state.
The statement read: “The date of resumption of all public and private primary and secondary schools for the 2021/2022 academic session in the state is Monday, October 25, 2021.”
The government also warned private schools owners to desist from altering approved academic calendars in the state.
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